Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - October 8, 2019
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Ft. Lauderdale Area Office
1000 South Pine Island Road, Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33324
(954) 424-0242; Fax (954) 424-3073
El Sol Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center
October 8, 2019
February 27, 2015
March 10, 2017
February 27, 2018 - February 27, 2019
OSHA and El Sol Jupiter's Neighborhood Resource Center agreed to provide information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help protect employees’ health and safety, particularly by reducing and preventing exposures to hazards in the construction industry. The Alliance participants will also work to increase the understanding of worker's rights and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Members
Condell Eastmond – Area Director
Vergie Bain – Compliance Assistance Specialist
Betzy Rega - Health Coordinator
Wilberto Luna – Labor Coordinator
Workers Council – Nine (9) Participants
Implementation Team Meetings
In addition to formal meetings, the implementation team members maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results. Implementation team meeting were conducted on the following dates:
- May 1, 2018
- August 27, 2018
Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals
Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on OSHA-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, or outreach campaigns.
Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value) Dissemination/ Speech/ Presentation 08/2018 During Labor Rights Week, the Alliance group conducted a presentation for day laborers and others regarding workers’ rights. OSHA outreach material was also shared with the group. Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 55 Dissemination/ Speech/ Presentation 05/2018 During this period, representatives from the OSHA Area Office conducted presentations on Fall Prevention and share outreach material with day laborers regarding the topic. Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 60 Distribution of materials 04/2018 During this period, the Alliance group promoted and distributed outreach material regarding the Region 4’s Landscape and Heat Illness Prevention Safety Stand-down Hispanic/Latino Workers, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction 80
Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events, which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.
Activity Type Date Event Name Representative Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value) Training 04/2018 Region IV Land-scape Stand-down for FY 2018 OSHA and El Sol Rep. The Alliance group conducted a safety and health-training course in support of the Landscape Stand-down. Jupiter FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers/ Young, Workers & Small Businesses 20 Training 04/2018 OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign OSHA and El Sol Rep. The Alliance group conducted safety and health training in Staying Hydrated And Environmental Hazards in support of the OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign. Jupiter FL Heat Illness Prevention, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers & Small Businesses 353 Training 05/2018 OSHA Fall Prevention Safety Stand-down OSHA and El Sol Rep The Alliance group conducted a safety and health-training course in support of the 2018 National Fall Prevention - Stand-down. Jupiter FL Fall Prevention, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 55 Training 02/2018 thru 02/2019 OSHA 10 hour construction safety and health training OSHA and El Sol Rep The Alliance group conducted monthly OSHA 10 hour construction safety and health training course. Jupiter FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses Safety & Health Programs and Construction 161 Training Hurricane Preparedness Training El Sol The Alliance group conducted a safety for Hurricane preparedness for employers and employees. Jupiter FL Fall Prevention, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 80
Report Prepared by: Vergie Bain, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), Ft. Lauderdale Area Office.